Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Onsite - Overnight Telehealth Physician

US-NY-Queens
ID
2017-2645
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Medicine
Rikers Island

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation (H + H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Effective January 1st, 2016 NYC H + H and PAGNY partner to provide NYC Correctional Health Services.

 

Correctional Health Services

With approximately 60,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population in twelve jails citywide, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. The Division of Correctional Health Services (CHS) of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is responsible for the delivery of medical and behavioral health care, social work services, discharge planning and reentry services 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of health care to the justice-involved population and works continuously to improve access to, and quality and continuity of, care within the jail system.

Responsibilities

Searching for physicians to work at a variety of flexible locations to remotely provide medical services within the jail system.  Using telehealth technology, physicians will provide remote medical evaluations, order medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and make necessary referrals, as appropriate. 

 

The Telehealth physician will remain onsite within the NYC Correctional Health System at all times and may also include providing in-person clinical care in jail-based clinics .

 

 

 Requires no physician time dedicated to billing.  No administrative work is expected outside of work hours, promoting career/life balance.

 

Physicians work as part of a care delivery team with strong administrative support staff, integrated nursing and mental health.

Qualifications

  • Registered to practice medicine in NY State, ACLS Certification and Infection Control Certification
  • Current Federal DEA License 
  • Board certified or Board Eligible preferred

 

This position will require a background check, security clearance and/or drug screening.  PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

 

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